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Vice President of University Advancement San Francisco, CA

San Francisco State University named Jeffrey Jackanicz the vice president of university advancement, effective May 4, 2020. Mr. Jackanicz reports to President Mahoney and serves on her leadership team. As vice president, Mr. Jackanicz provides strategic vision, leadership, and direction for all advancement activities at the university.

Most recently, Mr. Jackanicz served for more than four years as the vice president, institutional advancement at Mills College. Prior to Mills College, Mr. Jackanicz was at the University of California, Berkeley in a variety of development roles, ultimately serving as the executive director, leadership gifts & corporate & foundation relations. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jackanicz held roles in non-profit organizations and the corporate sector.

Mr. Jackanicz holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Chicago and a PhD in English from the University of Texas at Austin.

Rachel Ellenport led this search with Becky Piper, Jean Jacoby, Rachel Partin, Molly Gallagher, and Megan Gorman.


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